Berberis thunbergii 'Golden Rocket' - This is a sensational prickly, low deciduous shrub. It has outstanding, bright golden foliage that, unlike many other golden leafed varieties, will not scorch in the sun. This makes it ideal for growing in a sunny spot of the garden. It has a naturally upright growth habit and can be also be used as a hedging plant (planting 60 to 90cm apart to form a dense hedge).
Berberis thunbergii 'Maria' A compact variety of berberis that is prized for its bright, golden-yellow spring foliage, rather than for its insignificant flowers. By the end of the summer the leaves have become pale green only to turn pretty shades of orange-red in autumn. This thorny, deciduous, low-maintenance shrub is excellent for illuminating dull spots in the garden and makes a good specimen plant for a well-drained border in partial shade.
Berberis buxifolia 'Nana' is a dwarf shrub, so it's ideal for small gardens and gardens which are short of space. Plants are shrubby, with dense mounds of deep green leaves, with delightful yellow flowers each spring, followed by autumn displays of blue berries. They make excellent, low maintenance hedging.
Known as Golden Barberry or Evergreen Barberry, Berberis x stenophylla hedge plants are a popular, spiky species. Golden yellow flowers in spring against small, leathery, dark green foliage make Berberis Evergreen a popular garden choice, whilst its dense habit and berries in the autumn create the ideal shelter for wildlife.
Berberis interposita 'Wallich's Purple' This beautiful large shrub is an evergreen with dense delicate weeping branches that can grow up to 2.5 metres. The young leaves of the shrub have a copper red tone, then developing a blue tint all over.
Berberis Darwinii Nana (Barberry Hedging) is a dense evergreen thorny shrub with dark green foliage making it ideal for hedging plant. It has orange flowers in the spring and purplish black berries during the Autumn.
- Growth & Spread: Ultimate height and spread of 0.5 – 1m.
Berberis darwinii 'Compacta' is an evergreen shrub with small, densely-packed, holly-like leaves, red-tinged in spring. Hanging sprays of small orange flowers with touches of red appear in spring and then followed by bunches of blue-black berries.
- Ultimate height: 0.5-1 metres
- Ultimate spread: 0.5-1 metres
- Time to ultimate height: 5-10 years